This policy brief explores apprentice utilization policies and their potential to create more demand for apprentices in emerging U.S. industries. The paper also reviews the application of these policies in the healthcare industry and proposes approaches to pilot policies for apprentice utilization in healthcare.
This AIM Policy and Practice Brief identifies several practices tested in education and work-based learning programs that would benefit apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs. Some of the practices include co-designing programs, tools and materials alongside learners and instructors, or applying classroom-tested UDL practices that translate to the apprenticeship setting and other key practices.
This AIM Policy and Practice Brief outlines recommended strategies for making pre-apprenticeship programs more inclusive, foster Universal Design, and enhance accessibility for youth and adults with disabilities.
This AIM Policy and Practice Brief identifies several common funding strategies for funding inclusive apprenticeship programs, including recruitment outreach and supportive services; monetary and in-kind support from the employer and other sources; collaborative funding to braid, blend, and align resources and services; and other collaborative funding approaches.
This AIM Policy and Practice Brief shares how organizations pivoted and the major adaptations that were undertaken to continue inclusive apprenticeship programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This AIM Policy and Practice Brief examines how Employment Network service providers and Vocational Rehabilitation agencies can better connect beneficiaries of the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program to apprenticeships.